Jean-François Raffaëlli (French, 1850–1924). The Fletcher Mansion, New York City, 1899. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Mr. and Mrs. Isaac D. Fletcher Collection, Bequest of Isaac D. Fletcher, 1917 (17.120.228) #newyork #nyc
Jean-Honoré Fragonard (French, 1732–1806). The Love Letter, ca. 1770. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Jules Bache Collection, 1949 (49.7.49) | It has not been possible to decipher the inscription on the card the woman holds in this painting, to identify the model, or to decide whether this famous canvas should be read as a portrait or a genre scene. #OneMetManyWorlds
Claude Monet (French, 1840–1926). Apples and Grapes, ca. 1879–80. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Henry R. Luce, 1957 (57.183) | This is one of three tabletop still lifes depicting a basket of apples and grapes that Monet painted in 1879–80, when a spell of bad weather forced him to retreat indoors.